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Auto Trades [NCEA Level 2]


Our Auto Trades course is a great way to gain NCEA Level 2 while getting an introduction to the auto industry and starting on an in-demand career pathway.

You will gain real-world skills in an automotive workshop environment, with practical hands-on learning.


The course covers preventive maintenance, using tools and workshop equipment, servicing and repair, safe working practice and learning all the key parts of a vehicle or small motor.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: “What will I learn?”

This automotive course covers:

  • Preventive maintenance
  • Using tools and workshop equipment
  • Performing auto servicing tasks
  • Safe working practices
  • Understand all the key parts of a vehicle
  • NCEA L2

Q: “What qualification will I get?”

  • Graduates will receive “NCEA Level 2, Vocational Pathway – Automotive”.

Q: “What is the start date, timetable and course duration?

  • Start dates:
    • You can start any time
  • Timetable:
    • 8:30am – 3:00pm Monday to Friday
  • Course duration:
    • 20 weeks

Q: “What are the costs?”

Q: “What is the location for this course?”

Q: “Is this course available via distance learning?”

  • No, sorry, it is only available in person at the branch listed above

Q: “Is this course available to international students?”

  • No, this course is offered only to NZ citizens or permanent residents

Q: “Is this course best suited to students of a certain age?”

  • Anyone aged 16 years and older is welcome

Q: “Are there any prerequisites?”

  • You must have achieved NCEA Level 1 or above to be eligible for this course

Q: “What do students who have done this course say about it?”

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